Banksy is one of the most well-known names in street art. This English street artist covers topics in pop culture, politics, religion, and ethics to create a concentrated message in his often satirical artwork.
Check out the gallery for some Banksy breakthroughs, and for more information on this revolutionary artist visit Banksy’s website here.
Implications - Subcultural forms of expression such as street art and graffiti have transitioned from societal taboos into a culturally accepted way to make a statement on pressing public issues. Banksy achieved viral fame through his anonymous nature and incisive global street art; he is one of the first graffiti artists whose works have been shown in formal art galleries.
Video of Banksy's Paris Hilton Hoax
Street Art Body Ink
Banksy Launches Website
Street Art Cross Stitch
From Guerrilla Glass Art to Street Art Body Ink
Jul 6, 2009 Updated: Apr 14 2011By: Shelby Lee Walsh -